The main theme of the June 2019 issue of Australasian Psychiatry (Volume 27 Number 3) is the welfare of doctors and trainees, and articles cover burnout, mentoring, mindfulness and self-awareness. There are also sections on substance abuse, psychotherapy, mood disorders, research, and the arts.
You’ll also find book reviews and correspondence, plus, in the June 2019 Australasian Psychiatry podcast, immediate past president, Dr Kym Jenkins speaks about factors affecting trainee welfare and opportunities for improving it.
The cover art by Donna Lawrence, entitled Empower Me, comes from the Cunningham Dax Collection. The artwork was chosen to reflect the themes of trainee welfare and doctor’s health. Read more about the artwork here.
Don’t forget that there is a Learnit module accompanying the June 2019 issue. Read two specific articles from the issue and answer a series of multiple choice questions to earn 0.5 CPD hours.
Editor Gin Malhi and Erica Bell and Richard Porter discuss Serial quelling: The typical use of atypical antipsychotics? in this month’s ANZJP (Volume 53 Issue 6, June 2019) editorial. Antipsychotics are also discussed in the debates section, as well as anorexia nervosa and repetitive transcranial magnetic stimulation:
The key review covers:
The research articles cover a wide range of topics, including:
A selection of commentaries, letters and reflections complete the June issue of ANZJP.
Both journals can be accessed here: https://www.ranzcp.org/practice-education/ranzcp-journals-public [member login required]
Once the July issue of ANZJP and August issue of Australasian Psychiatry are available online, you will receive an e-table of contents for each journal via email from the College. From there, you can view abstracts of each article, or log in via the Journals webpage to view full-text articles.